March 3, 2005 Letter to CMS – Comments on E-Rx Proposed Rule

March 3, 2005 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-0011-P P.O. Box 8014 Baltimore, MD 21244-8014 Via: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/regulations/ecomments The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) was called upon by the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) to develop recommendations for uniform standards to…

November 5, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary – Recommendation on revisions to the Uniform Bill for Hospitals (UB04) and the ANSI ASC X 12N 8371 HIPAA Implementation Guide

November 5, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue,  S.W. Washington, D.C.   20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: In May 2004 the NCVHS issued a report entitled Measuring Health Care Quality:  Obstacles and Opportunities.  The Quality Workgroup together with the Subcommittee on Standards and Security conducted hearings based…

September 8, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary on the Health IT/NHII Summit

September 8, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) commends your leadership in promoting health information technology (HIT). Your selection of David Brailer, M.D., Ph.D., as the first National Coordinator…

September 2, 2004 Letter to the Secretary – First Set of Recommendations on E-Prescribing Standards Appendix D

Appendix D. List of Acronyms 270/271 – ASC X12N 270/271 Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response Standards 278 – ASC X12N 278 Health Care Services Review Standard ADE – Adverse Drug Event AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ANSI – American National Standards Institute ASC X12 – Accredited Standards Committee X12 ASC X12N – Insurance Subcommittee of ASC X12…

September 2, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary – Findings and Recommendations on the Impact of the Privacy Rule on Fundraising

September 2, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) monitors the implementation of…

September 2, 2004 Letter to the Secretary – First Set of Recommendations on E-Prescribing Standards

September 2, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) has been called upon by the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) to develop recommendations for…

September 2, 2004 Letter to the Secretary – First Set of Recommendations on E-Prescribing Standards Appendix C

APPENDIX C LIST OF TESTIFIERS ON E-PRESCRIBING UNDER THE MEDICARE MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2003 NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON VITAL AND HEALTH STATISTICS SUBCOMMITTEE ON STANDARDS AND SECURITY March 30, May 25-27; July 28-30 and August 17, 2004 Laura Adams Rhode Island Foundation Eleni Anagnostiadis, RPh National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Steve Avey Foundation for Managed Care Pharmacy Brian…